densitometer

[den-si-tom-i-ter]

noun

Photography. an instrument for measuring the density of negatives.
a densimeter.

Nearby words

  1. dense,
  2. densely,
  3. densify,
  4. densimeter,
  5. densimetric,
  6. density,
  7. density current,
  8. density function,
  9. dent,
  10. dent corn

Origin of densitometer

First recorded in 1900–05; densit(y) + -o- + -meter

Related formsden·si·to·met·ric [den-si-tuh-me-trik] /ˌdɛn sɪ təˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectiveden·si·tom·e·try, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for densitometry

densitometer

noun

an instrument for measuring the optical density of a material by directing a beam of light onto the specimen and measuring its transmission or reflection
Derived Formsdensitometric (ˌdɛnsɪtəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectivedensitometry, noun

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Medicine definitions for densitometry

densitometer

[dĕn′sĭ-tŏmĭ-tər]

n.

An apparatus for measuring the optical density of a material, such as a photographic negative.
densimeter
Related formsden′si•tome•try (-ĭ-trē) n.


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